The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 50 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing OO 23 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.79% 4.78% 4.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 6.35% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
646 693 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.30% 75.24% 73.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 439 259
Average daily rate £400 £370 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.05 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Milton Keynes region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Milton Keynes region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO.

1 34 (62.96%) JavaScript
2 29 (53.70%) C#
3 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (50.00%) HTML
5 24 (44.44%) CSS
6 23 (42.59%) Web Services
6 23 (42.59%) .NET
7 21 (38.89%) MVC
8 20 (37.04%) Java
9 18 (33.33%) jQuery
9 18 (33.33%) Unit Testing
10 17 (31.48%) SQL
11 16 (29.63%) WCF
12 15 (27.78%) Ajax
12 15 (27.78%) Scrum
12 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET
13 14 (25.93%) JSP
13 14 (25.93%) TDD
13 14 (25.93%) Spring
13 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (24.07%) OOD
15 12 (22.22%) Finance
15 12 (22.22%) Degree
15 12 (22.22%) JSON
15 12 (22.22%) .NET Framework
15 12 (22.22%) Open Source
16 11 (20.37%) Struts
16 11 (20.37%) Oracle
16 11 (20.37%) DHTML
17 10 (18.52%) C++

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 8 (14.81%) WebSphere
3 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.41%) IIS
4 4 (7.41%) Confluence
4 4 (7.41%) Kentico
5 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (5.56%) JBoss
5 3 (5.56%) CMS
6 2 (3.70%) Drupal
6 2 (3.70%) Apache
7 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.11%) HTTP
3 4 (7.41%) AMQP
3 4 (7.41%) Internet
4 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.41%) Big Data
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 8 (14.81%) Ant
2 8 (14.81%) JUnit
3 7 (12.96%) Eclipse
3 7 (12.96%) Subversion
4 6 (11.11%) NUnit
5 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (7.41%) Mercurial
6 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.41%) Maven
6 4 (7.41%) JIRA
6 4 (7.41%) Gradle
7 3 (5.56%) TeamCity
7 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.85%) Robot Framework
9 1 (1.85%) gulp
9 1 (1.85%) Grunt
9 1 (1.85%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.85%) GCC
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Automotive
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (81.48%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Web Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Java Developer
3 12 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.70%) UI Programmer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.00%) HTML
2 24 (44.44%) CSS
3 23 (42.59%) Web Services
3 23 (42.59%) .NET
4 18 (33.33%) jQuery
5 16 (29.63%) WCF
6 15 (27.78%) Ajax
6 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET
7 14 (25.93%) JSP
7 14 (25.93%) Spring
7 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 12 (22.22%) JSON
9 11 (20.37%) Struts
9 11 (20.37%) DHTML
10 10 (18.52%) J2EE
10 10 (18.52%) XML
10 10 (18.52%) JMS
10 10 (18.52%) Dojo
11 9 (16.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) User Experience
3 2 (3.70%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.85%) EPoS
4 1 (1.85%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Windows
3 4 (7.41%) Android
3 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) MVC
3 18 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 15 (27.78%) Scrum
5 14 (25.93%) TDD
6 13 (24.07%) OOD
7 12 (22.22%) Open Source
8 10 (18.52%) SOA
9 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
9 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (12.96%) Time Management
10 7 (12.96%) Web Development
11 6 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
12 5 (9.26%) OOP
12 5 (9.26%) B2B
12 5 (9.26%) B2C
12 5 (9.26%) SEO
12 5 (9.26%) Content Management
12 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (62.96%) JavaScript
2 29 (53.70%) C#
3 20 (37.04%) Java
4 17 (31.48%) SQL
5 10 (18.52%) C++
6 6 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 5 (9.26%) PHP
8 2 (3.70%) C
9 1 (1.85%) Python
9 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Degree
2 7 (12.96%) DV Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Puppet
1 4 (7.41%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Oracle
2 6 (11.11%) Google
3 5 (9.26%) Coremetrics
3 5 (9.26%) PayPal
4 4 (7.41%) Atlassian
4 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.56%) Remedy
6 2 (3.70%) SAP
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft